implant

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Related to subperiosteal implant: transosteal implant, endosteal implant

implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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The subperiosteal implant is designed to rest on the surface of bone, under the periosteum rather than gaining endosteal support as teeth or most alloplastic implants used in the body, this implant distributes stresses from the prosthesis to large areas of bone in a manner similar to a snowshoe.
The terminology for the subperiosteal implant includes portions of the implant below and above the soft tissue.
The subperiosteal implant is fabricated-casted with pure titanium.